DTB opens 5 branches in growth strategy - Daily Nation

DTB opens 5 branches in growth strategy

Monday March 11 2013

Diamond Trust Bank CEO, Nasim Devji (left) withdraws cash using M-pesa service from an ATM on June 23,2010. Looking on is Paynet Group CEO, Bernard Matthewman. Photo/LIZ MUTHONI

Diamond Trust Bank CEO, Nasim Devji (left) withdraws cash using M-pesa service from an ATM on June 23,2010. Looking on is Paynet Group CEO, Bernard Matthewman. Photo/LIZ MUTHONI 

By NATION CORRESPONDENT

Diamond Trust Bank has opened five more branches in the country as it seeks to increase its footprint in the local and regional market.

In a statement yesterday, the lender said four of the new branches will be at the coast as part of its an ambitious programme to take services closer to its growing customer base. The fifth is in Nairobi.

Overall vision

“The opening of the new branches is in line with the bank’s overall vision to increase our footprint across the country and the region over the next few years. It is a testimony of our commitment to ease access to our products and services while at the same time enhancing customer convenience and experience,” said DTB’s managing director Nasim Devji.

In coast region, the new branches are in Mariakani, Mtwapa, Lamu and Kilifi. Customers in Nairobi’s Westlands area and its environs will access the bank’s services at the newly established Courtyard branch. The opening of the branches increases the network in Kenya to 44.

DTB also has a presence in Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi.

According to Ms Devji, the new branches are part of the bank’s comprehensive and strategic expansion programme that targets both the local market and the region.

“We will continue to aggressively implement our network expansion plan across Eastern and Central Africa region in line with the bank’s strategic objective of becoming a recognized Pan African Bank,” she said.

DTB also has a presence in Uganda, Tanzania, and Burundi with branches spread across the region.

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